Daily Current Affairs for Exams

15 Jul, 17

15 Jul, 17    Tags: Appointment

IIT Madras Distinguished Alumnus, Professor Subra Suresh, named President of Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

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15 Jul, 17    Tags: Appointment

Senior bureaucrat John Joseph and three other officials have been appointed as members in the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC).

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15 Jul, 17    Tags: Appointment

Mukesh Kumar Jain was appointed as the managing director and chief executive officer of Oriental Bank of Commerce.

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15 Jul, 17    Tags: Awards/Honors

Film Baahubali and ISRO honored at TIMES NOW ICICI Bank NRI of the Year Awards 2017

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15 Jul, 17    Tags: Sports

Para-athlete Sundar Singh Gurjar became only the second Indian to win a gold at the World Para Athletics Championships, winning one in javelin at the 2017 edition in London

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15 Jul, 17    Tags: Regional

A Model United Nations Regional Conference is being held at Kathmandu. The event is organised by the US Embassy in partnership with the Youth Thinker’s Society

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15 Jul, 17    Tags: International

France Celebrates Bastille Day. Bastille Day is a day of celebrations of French culture.

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15 Jul, 17    Tags: National

India has contributed an additional million dollars to a UN partnership fund launched to support sustainable development projects across the developing world

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15 Jul, 17    Tags: Regional

The National capital police will be the first state police who will get ‘super cop belt,’ a specially designed belt, widely used by Police in UK, USA, Russia and para-military forces like CRPF, CISF, NSG etc

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15 Jul, 17    Tags: National

Indian Railways launched its first 1600 HP solar-powered DEMU (Diesel Electric Multiple Unit) train from Safdarjung railway station.

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15 Jul, 17    Tags: Important Days

World Youth Skills Day: 15 July

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15 Jul, 17    Tags: National Reports/Surveys

India is ranked 116 out of 157 nations on a global index that assesses the performance of countries towards achieving the ambitious sustainable development goals (SDGs)

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14 Jul, 17

14 Jul, 17    Tags: Science & Tech.

Indian astronomers discover supercluster of galaxies, he named it ‘Saraswati’

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14 Jul, 17    Tags: Sports

Former Indian batsman Sandeep Patil was named as the brand ambassador of the Indian Indoor Cricket Team.

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14 Jul, 17    Tags: Appointment

Senior bureaucrat Subhash Chandra Garg assumed charge as secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) in the finance ministry.

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14 Jul, 17    Tags: Appointment

Tata Sons appoints Aarthi Subramanian as the group’s Chief Digital Officer

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14 Jul, 17    Tags: Awards/Honors

Kishore Sansi, Managing Director and CEO of Vijaya Bank, has been conferred the ‘Personality of the Year’ award by Skoch Consultancy Services

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14 Jul, 17    Tags: Economics

Google has acquired Bangalore-based Halli Labs, which focuses on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

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14 Jul, 17    Tags: Economics

Axis Bank and Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) pact to boost trade with Latin America under Trade Finance Facilitation Programme (TFFP).

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14 Jul, 17    Tags: National

India will host the Theatre Olympics in 2018, first since the event’s inception in 1993, Ministry of Culture in association with National School of Drama (NSD)

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14 Jul, 17    Tags: National

The government launched a national strategic plan for the elimination of malaria and pledged to eradicate the vector-borne disease by 2027.

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14 Jul, 17    Tags: National

Naidu launches revamped NHB RESIDEX Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Venkaiah Naidu has released the new version of NHB RESIDEX.

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14 Jul, 17    Tags: Regional

Varanasi to have an international center for research on rice varieties by the name International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) by the help of South Asia Regional Center (ISARC).

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14 Jul, 17    Tags: Regional

With the President of India giving assent to the Maharashtra Prohibition of People from Social Boycott Act, 2016, Maharashtra has become the first state in the country to bring a law making social boycott a crime

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14 Jul, 17    Tags: National

The country is set to get its first high-speed rail training centre at Gandhinagar.

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14 Jul, 17    Tags: National

National Green Tribunal (NGT) to impose Rs 50,000 fine for dumping waste in Ganga river and it banned all construction within 100 metres of the river’s edge from Haridwar in Uttarakhand to Unnao in Uttar Pradesh

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14 Jul, 17    Tags: National

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, signed an agreement with the Punjab State Council of Science and Technology in New Delhi to establish India’s first Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC)

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13 Jul, 17

13 Jul, 17    Tags: Books & Authors

BJP President Amit Shah and RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat released, “A coffee table book on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s life” in New Delhi written by Bindeshwar Pathak

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Science & Tech.

Union minister for earth sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated Kerala’s first doppler radar in Kochi with support of ISRO scientists and Bharat Electronics.

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Science & Tech.

9 years since the Juno spacecraft started its journey, it has completed a close flyby directly over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, NASA has confirmed

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